How Israel’s “Smart” Weapons Killed a Disabled Gaza Teen
Israel’s “Smart” Weapons Kill Sabah Abu Jayab, known to her family and friends as Um Ahmad, walked through her home pointing out everything that had to be replaced after Israel’s 2014 assault on the besieged Gaza Strip. “This is all new,” Um Ahmad, a pharmacist, told The Electronic Intifada.... Read more
Isreal is Getting Away with Murder of UN Peacekeepers & Humanitarians
Isreal is Getting Away with Murder  On January 28th a barrage of Israeli artillery fire struck near the South Lebanese village of Ghajar, killing United Nations peacekeeper Francisco Javier Soria. Soria, 36, was a Spanish citizen deployed with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, a peacekeeping mission tasked... Read more
Remember When: Finkelstein Shreds Blitzer on Israel Palestine Double-Standards
Israel is under an obligation to terminate its breaches of international law; it is under an obligation to cease forthwith the works of construction of the wall being built in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, to dismantle forthwith the structure therein situated, and to... Read more
Critical Facts All US Citizens Should Know Abut Israel & Palestine
Gaza (along with the West Bank and East Jerusalem) is occupied Palestinian territory under international law, determined by the vast majority of the world, as well as the highest court in the world, the UN’s International Court of Justice. Gaza cannot commit aggression against Israel, since Israel is in... Read more
Media Distorts Truth About Israel’s Campaign of Brutality Against Gaza
Today Israel carried out aerial strikes in Gaza targeting a mosque it claims was hosting rockets, a disabled care center and a geriatric urgent care hospital, where international volunteers have since rushed to shield patients. In the deadliest strike yet, the home of Gaza’s police chief was also bombed, killing 18... Read more
Blackwater Threatens to Kill State Dept Investigator, Trying to Investigate
Even the mightiest have their come-uppance when their internal logic spews out destructiveness returning on the self—“blowback” in a way perhaps not seen before. I refer to James Risen’s extraordinary article in the New York Times, “Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater,” (June 30), in which the... Read more
Whistleblowers: Gagged by Those in Power, Admired by the Public
Despite facing often draconian measures, whistleblowers are increasingly winning public support, reveals a new survey The Obama administration has gone in hard against alleged whistleblowers, such as Bradley Manning. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Whistleblowing is relevant in the UK now more than ever, as the recent stream of high... Read more
Notre Dame Law Professor Leads Lonely Campaign Against Drone Strikes
A law professor at Notre Dame leads a lonely campaign to stop the targeted killings in Pakistan and elsewhere, insisting they violate international law. SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame law professor Mary Ellen O’Connell was in her office last month when Imran Khan, a former cricket star who... Read more
10 Reasons Why Reality Is A Collective Dream
 The government beast to the people: sleep now, little child. Everything is going to be alright. Mommy and I are not going to let anyone hurt you. 1. The Western media is keeping mainstream Western consciousness in a state of sleep. It is doing this in order to suppress... Read more